Hear from students at the University of Birmingham about their experiences and projects with the RSC

First Encounters Workshop

University of Birmingham Drama and English undergraduate students recently took part in an exciting three-day practical workshop with RSC practitioners, exploring the processes of adapting and performing Shakespeare for younger and new audiences, aiming to break down barriers to Shakespeare.

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Creating Ophelia's Frost Fair

As part of the MA Shakespeare and Creativity course, students had the opportunity to create a public event to explore how Shakespeare’s work could be used to address climate change and inspire positive change. Emma Moules writes about their experience creating Ophelia’s Frost Faire in Stratford-upon-Avon.

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A Day in the Life of a Shakespeare Institute Student  

MA Shakespeare and Creativity student Nori Fitchett writes about a day in their life studying at the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon.

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Seminar with The Empress Creative 

Students at the Shakespeare Institute have the opportunity to join weekly seminars with experts on Shakespeare and theatre. Recently, Layla Madanat talked about her experience as assistant director for the RSC show The Empress. MA Shakespeare and Creativity student Diana Green writes about what she learnt from this session.

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The collaboration has offered students the chance to develop a deeper understanding of working in theatre company whilst blending academia and creativity. See a full list of blogs and video's about student experiences.

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